Ghostrunner brings hack and slash action to the Nintendo Switch next month

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Slick cyberpunk-looking thriller Ghostrunner is coming to the Nintendo Switch next month.

You'll be able to play Ghostrunner on the go next month on Tuesday, October 27. This actually means the Nintendo Switch version of the game is launching alongside the PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions of the game on the same date.

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You can actually play Ghostrunner right now. There's a new demo for the game available today on the digital show floor of the Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online (opens in new tab), and there'll also be a new demo debuting for PC players on September 29.

While Cyberpunk 2077 isn't coming to the Nintendo Switch, but this game with a pretty similar vibe is. If you're unfamiliar with Ghostrunner, it's a rapid first-person action game, where you're equipped with nothing but a katana and put through various combat gauntlets in a futuristic cityscape.

I remember Ghostrunner arguably stealing the spotlight from other, bigger games when it was revealed last year in June 2019. It looked incredibly stylish and fast-paced, with bloodthirsty combat melding together seamlessly with platforming sections, and it'll be an incredibly impressive feat if developer One More Level can maintain the combat fidelity on the Nintendo Switch version of the game.

It looks a whole lot like Cyberpunk 2077, but One More Level definitely doesn't see CD Projekt Red's RPG as a competitor. When we spoke to the developer last year, they said they were drawing from a wealth of pop culture ideas, as well as detailing how Ghostrunner is a natural evolution of their past game God's Trigger.

Ghostrunner launches on the Nintendo Switch next month on October 27.

Hirun Cryer is a freelance reporter and writer with Gamesradar+ based out of U.K. After earning a degree in American History specializing in journalism, cinema, literature, and history, he stepped into the games writing world, with a focus on shooters, indie games, and RPGs, and has since been the recipient of the MCV 30 Under 30 award for 2021. In his spare time he freelances with other outlets around the industry, practices Japanese, and enjoys contemporary manga and anime.